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the east room at 1:00 p.m. eastern on the economy. that issue of the economy directly touches on the dysfunction in washington that americans said they hate. they went to bed election night hoping to fix that. speed really matters here. in just seven weeks the bush tax cuts expire, automatic spending cuts agreed to by both parties kick in. we call it the fiscal cliff and even though it's more like the fiscal steep slope it could do some very bad things to the economy. concerns about rolling down it or falling off it or whatever you want to call it have made markets nervous and credit rating agencies and economists of all stripes are warning about the consequences of not hammering out a deal in time. politicians in both parties, they've been sending out mixed signals ever since the election. on the one hand they're talking about common ground. take a look. >> we want our children to live in america that isn't burdened by debt. that isn't threatened by a warming planet. >> the nation as you know is at a critical point. at a time like this, we can't risk partisan bickering and po
the east room on the economy. that touches on the dysfunction in washington that americans say they hate. many think they went to bed to fix that. keeping them honest, not so fast. in seven weeks, the bush tax cuts expire, automatic spending cuts kick in. it's being called a fiscal cliff and even though it's more like the fiscal steep slope, heading down it it could do bad things to the economy. rolling down it, falling off it, have made markets nervous and credit rating agencies and economists of all stripes are warning about the consequences of not harming out a deal in time. politicians have been sending out mixed signals since the election. on the one hand, they are talking about common ground. take a look. >> we want our children to live in an america that isn't burdened by debt, isn't weakened by inequality. that isn't threatened by the disruptive power of a warming planet. >> the nation as you know is at a critical point. at a time like this, we can't risk partisan bickering and political posturing. >> if there is a mandate in yesterday's results, it's a mandate for to us find a w
the fiscal kind of steep slope heading down it could have some very bad implications for the economy. concerns about rolling down it or falling off it or whatever you want to call it have already made markets nervous and credit rating agencies and economists of all stripes are warning about the consequences of not hammering out a deal in time. politicians in both parties, well, they have been sending out mixed signals ever since the election. on the one hand, they're talking about common ground. take a look. >> we want our children to live in an america that isn't burdened by debt, that isn't weakened by inequality, that isn't threatened by the disruptive power of a warming planet. >> the nation as you know is at a critical point, at a time like this we can't risk partisan bickering and political posturing. if there's a mandate in yesterday's results, it's a mandate for us to find a way to work together on the solutions to the challenges that we all face as a nation. >> it's better to dance than to fight. it's better to work together. everything doesn't have to be a fight. >> sounds
the economy which is the reason you come here. your party hasn't made head way in reaching them. >> so actually young voters did break heavily for the president. republicans still have a long way to go. this election has busted two myths about them. the first is that they are not going to show up. voters in their 30s is the group where obama did better. republicans need to realize that this is going to resonate throughout their political life times. now, you know, president obama mentioned gay peemt evople ever on every campaign stop. i don't think i heard mitt romney mention gay people. if you want to be comfortable with people, you have to start talking to people. let me give you factors that are huge. if you are married you are voting republican by 29 points. if you are single you voted democr democrat. huge issue religion. 17% of the americans told exit po polesters that they never go to church or synagogue. among those who go to church every week plus 19 republican. the cultural divide are turning the republican party into an older party that is a more church going party of marrie
economy and a whole lot more? for president obama, what next? today markets took a nose dive because investors see what's coming and worried that washington cannot fix it. that's why we are here again tonight. in the speeches last night and the statements today, everyone president obama and mitt romney to the leaders in the building behind me all say they get it. they understand the challenges and will rise to meet them. listen. >> we want our children to live in america that isn't burdened by debt and isn't weakened by inequality and isn't threatened by the destructive power of a warming planet. >> the nation as you know, is at a critical point. and at a time like this we can't risk partisan bickering and political posturing. >> if there is a mandate in yesterday's results, it's a mandate for us to find a way to work together on solutions to the challenges we all face as a nation. >> it's better to dance than to fight. it's better to work together. everything doesn't have to be a fight. >> well, tonight, what is next on the fiscal cliff, on the rest of the president's agenda. on whe
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're the republican party of opportunity for everybody, that's where we ought to be among the part of the economy that needs help the most. >> david, i want to ask you about something else the congressman said today. abc asked him whether or not the president had a mandate. here's what he had to say. >> the president wins 300 some electoral votes, every battleground state with the exception of north carolina. does barack obama now have a mandate? >> i don't think so, because they also re-elected the house republicans, so whether people intended or not, we've got divided government. >> you don't think it's a mandate here? >> i don't, because then they would have put nancy pelosi in charge of the house of representatives. >> david, do you buy that? democrats gain in both the house and the senate. the president won the popular vote, well over 300 electoral votes and by big majorities, they told exit pollsters they agree with the president's position on tax policy. >> well, whether the president has a mandate is a matter of opinion. whether he has power is a matter of fact. this president now has eno
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, which is really what's burdening the economy, not these deficits. >> all right, david fromm, you said something earlier today that i found interesting and it's getting a lot of attention. you said the conservatives have been fleeced and lied to by the, quote, conservative inner context. tell me what you mean by that? >> there is a large industry that borders the line between show business and information that misleads people about where they really stand. i think that is happening again right now. our -- mary's exchange with mine is a good example of this. there has been a real shift in power dynamics between the president and the republican parties, the republicans' disadvantage. mary and i both deplore it, but it's a fact. the republicans need power, and they've been beaten badly. losing the presidency after throwing everything in this year, economic strain, losing seats in the senate on top of the four seats that were given away by the tea party in 2010, the cost of majority that was otherwise available, losing seats in the house. and all of the bush tax cuts expiring without the p
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